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Visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Photograph Conservation Department
May 5, 2016 10:00am-12:00pm
Metropolitan Museum of Art
100 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

Ever wonder what efforts the Metropolitan Museum of Art makes in the preservation of its photography collection?  Here is your chance to find out.  Nora Kennedy, Conservator in Charge of the Photograph Conservation Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will spend two hours with a small group of our members to chat about the Met's conservation effots.  In the process, she will draw upon photos from the Met's collection from throughout the medium's history, sharing her expertise and answering our questions.  We are excited to bring back this event that has been so popular with our members in the past. 

WHEN: Thursday, May 5th, 2016.  10am - 12noon

LIMIT: 20 members

FEE: $25, PWP members

LOCATION: Group will meet at the Met, further details closer to the event

RSVP: to me, Michele Dragonetti, at micheledragonetti1@gmail.com to hold reservations
Given the limitation on the size of the group, please wait to hear that your space has been confirmed before submitting the payment.

Cash or checks can be given to me or to PWP Treasurer, Francoise Jeanpierre, at the next meeting.  Checks can be made payable to PWP and mailed directly to Francoise at:

Francoise Jeanpierre
PWP Treasurer
317 East 5th St, #9
New York, NY 10003
**Be sure to indicate "MET PHOTO" in the memo section of the check

The Photograph Conservation Department is a part of the Sherman Fairchild Center for Works on Paper and Photograph Conservation. The Conservation Department provides preservation, conservation, and research into the history, aesthetics, and technology of images dating from the early history of the medium until the present day.  Established in 2001 as an independent area of expertise, Photograph Conservation works in close collaboration with the Department of Photographs, the Scientific Research Department, The Photograph Studio, and other allied professionals.  Photograph Conservation is active in education, providing lectures for specialized groups, students, and the general public. Follow them on Instagram @metphotoconservation



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